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Latiastrea Beauvais 1964 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6550

Alternative spelling: Latiastraea

Synonym: Thalamocoenia d'Orbigny 1850 (taxon 89099)

Full reference: L. Beauvais. 1964. Etude stratigraphique et paleontologique des formations a madreporaires du Jurassique superieur du Jura et de l'est du Basin de Paris. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France 100:1-288

Parent taxon: Latomeandridae according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aggomorphastraea, Astraeofungia, Brachyseris, Collignonastraea, Comophyllia, Digitosmilia, Dimorphastrea, Ellipsocoenia, Fungiastraea, Latomeandra, Loboseris, Microphyllia, Microphylliopsis, Mixastraea, Ovalastrea, Periseris, Thamnoseris, Trochoplegmopsis, Valliculastraea, Vallimeandra

Subtaxa: Latiastraea magna, Latiastrea baumbergeri, Latiastrea bendukidzeae, Latiastrea foulassensis, Latiastrea gironensis, Latiastrea greppini, Latiastrea kaufmanni, Latiastrea magna, Latiastrea minima, Latiastrea mucronata, Latiastrea pakongensis, Latiastrea paronai, Latiastrea pjtkovi, Latiastrea valfinensis, Latiastrea variabilis, Latiastrea whitneyi

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Type: Latiastrea foulassensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder